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  • Garden - Click here to view all posts
    The latest posts for Garden are listed below.
    • How to Transplant Shrubs
      Whether you’re transplanting shrubs out of necessity or personal preference, you can minimize the stress on the plant and maximize your satisfaction by taking the necessary precautions throughout the process. The Grounds Guys are here to help, with a ...
    • How to Get Rid of Lawn Grubs
      Small concentrations of grubs can be found in nearly every lawn, but once their numbers increase, lawn grub damage may become evident and their presence attracts larger creatures who consider these larvae to be a tasty treat. Learn how to get rid of ...
    • What Are the Different Types of Mulch?
      Mulch is an essential component of any healthy landscape or garden, used to retain moisture, reduce or eliminate weed growth, maintain soil temperature, and more. Whether you are considering adding mulch to your garden for the first time or as part ...
    Home Improvement - Click here to view all posts
    The latest posts for Home Improvement are listed below.
    • Is Artificial Turf Right for Your Yard?
      Artificial turf has been around for more than 50 years, but while it was once reserved for applications such as sporting arenas, golf courses, or soccer fields, today it is considered a viable alternative to more traditional natural grass ...
    • DIY Fire Pit Ideas | Backyard Firepits
      Since the time that fire was first discovered it has become a valuable resource for lighting, cooking, and heating, while also serving as a gathering place for friends and family. While you may not need to rely on fire in the same way as your ...
    • What Causes Dead Patches in Lawn?
      After all your hard work it can be disheartening to see dead patches in your lawn, but the good news is that you can restore the beauty and vitality to your landscape with the right methods and materials. In order to repair the bare spots and prevent ...
    Landscape - Click here to view all posts
    The latest posts for Landscape are listed below.
    • How to Winterize a Lawn Mower
      The steps you take each fall as part of your exterior home maintenance routine can help safeguard your garden equipment so it's operational in the spring—including your lawn mower. Read on to learn how to winterize a lawn mower to prevent damage, ...
    • How to Fix Exposed Tree Roots
      A healthy root system is vital to the growth and longevity of all types of plants, including trees. In addition to the intake of air, water, and nutrients through the soil, tree roots also help to anchor the plant in place and they will continue to ...
    • How to Overseed a Lawn
      Lawn care is an integral part of exterior home maintenance, and a healthy, vibrant lawn can add beauty and value to any home. Regardless of how much time you spend in your yard, your grass can begin to look thin and brown as it ages, and the best way ...
    News - Click here to view all posts
    The latest posts for News are listed below.
    • Snow Falls: Proper Snow & Ice Removal
      The snow isn’t the only thing that falls in the winter. Once snow is on the sidewalk and driveway – melting and refreezing into ice – anyone is at risk to fall. Follow these tips for proper snow and ice removal to get rid of slippery surfaces and ...
    • The Grounds Guys To Be Featured On W Networks Be The Boss Canada
      The Grounds Guys will appear on W Network’s series Be the Boss Canada from the award-winning production team behind Undercover Boss Canada. The episode premieres Thursday, April 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on W Network. Be The Boss Canada features two ...
    • Congratulations To Kevin Hill For Representing Canada At Sochi Winter Olympics
      Kevin Hill, former team member with Mike and Ray Riva of The Grounds Guys Okanagan, represented Canada at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Kevin, a native of Vernon, British Columbia, finished in 8th place in the Snowboard Cross, only barely missing ...
    Tips and Tricks - Click here to view all posts
    The latest posts for Tips and Tricks are listed below.
    • How to Winterize a Lawn Mower
      The steps you take each fall as part of your exterior home maintenance routine can help safeguard your garden equipment so it's operational in the spring—including your lawn mower. Read on to learn how to winterize a lawn mower to prevent damage, ...
    • How to Transplant Shrubs
      Whether you’re transplanting shrubs out of necessity or personal preference, you can minimize the stress on the plant and maximize your satisfaction by taking the necessary precautions throughout the process. The Grounds Guys are here to help, with a ...
    • How to Fix Exposed Tree Roots
      A healthy root system is vital to the growth and longevity of all types of plants, including trees. In addition to the intake of air, water, and nutrients through the soil, tree roots also help to anchor the plant in place and they will continue to ...
    Trees - Click here to view all posts
    The latest posts for Trees are listed below.
    • How to Fix Exposed Tree Roots
      A healthy root system is vital to the growth and longevity of all types of plants, including trees. In addition to the intake of air, water, and nutrients through the soil, tree roots also help to anchor the plant in place and they will continue to ...
    • Which Fruit Bearing Trees to Plant in the North
      Whether you are looking to add visual interest to your yard with ornamental trees, want to do your part for the environment, or have always dreamed of having your own private orchard, the key to your success lies in choosing the right type of fruit ...
    • Where You Need Mulch and Why
      With warmer weather in the forecast, weekends can be spent working to make yard the best looking on the block. If you lack landscaping expertise and want to make your yard look its best as quickly and easily as possible, we have an overview of mulch ...

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